Prince Harry and his girlfriend, model Cressida Bonas appeared to be "on" again after a temporary split following his Las Vegas nude photo scandal.The couple were seen hugging and kissing in public at a Verbier ski resort and at the Pot Luck Club restaurant during an annual ski trip to celebrate the birthday for his uncle Prince Andrew.
One of the biggest scandals in 2012 made global headlines thanks to a member of the British royal family. The face of Prince Harry, the youngest son of the late Princess Diana, dominated news outlets when naked photos of him were secretly taken and leaked.
What happened in Vegas didn't stay in Vegas and that turned out to be a good thing thanks to Prince Harry. When naked pictures of Prince Harry were posted on TMZ, the scandal gave Sin City a major boost in tourism- it increased their audience reach to a whopping 154 million people, according to Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. LVCVA puts the publicity value at $23 million; it's how much it would have cost the agency to reach an audience of that magnitude on their own.
Kate Middleton and Prince William have won an injunction against Closer magazine on Tuesday, Sept. 18.The judge issued the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge a court order that prevents the French Closer office from running any more photos of Middleton sunbathing topless in print and online. "Basically, Kate and William have got everything they asked for," said Sky news Correspondent Michelle Clifford.
Prince Harry's grandfather has created a nude scandal of his own. When Prince Philip joined his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, at the Highland Games in Scotland on Sept. 2, he was photographed sans underwear with the Scottish kilt he wore. The photo of Prince Philip is an up-skirt shot of the 91-year-old sitting at the Games for his second public appearance since he was hospitalized for a bladder infection last month.View Prince Philip's upskirt shot here
Prince Philip is also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, has been in and out of the hospital for a recurring bladder infection since June. The illness forced him to miss the end of the Diamond Jubilee which his wife's 60th year on the throne. The partial nude photo made its debut two weeks after his grandson, Prince Harry caused a royal scandal when two photographs of the prince naked in a hotel room went public.
Prince Harry's naked pictures that were taken in Vegas may have got him in trouble with the royal family and possibly the military, but the British royal has thousands of fans supporting him online. A former British Army soldier started an open Facebook group titled "Support Prince Harry With a Naked Salute". The page encourages fans to post naked photos of themselves to show they are still a fan of the prince. "*NOW OPEN TO ANYONE WHO WANTS TO SHOW SUPPORT*, please cover your crown jewels, tag yourself in your photo as proof ," wrote the group's founder. Jordan Wylie started the group on Aug.24, one day after TMZ posted two pictures of the naked Prince in his hotel room in Las Vegas.